Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Final Reading List for 2011 Mock Newbery

Here is the final reading list for this year's Mock Newbery program at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana. We continue to encourage comments on all of the books on this blog, but the books on this final list will be 'brought to the table' to be discussed in more depth at our Mock Newbery Discussion and Election on Saturday, December 11, 2010.

The five titles in bold will also be discussed at the Kids' Mock Newbery on Sunday, December 12th. If you are in 3rd through 6th grade, are in the Fort Wayne area, and would like to participate in the kids' discussion and election, you can register here.

  1. Alchemy and Meggy Swann by Karen Cushman
  2. As Simple As It Seems by Sarah Weeks
  3. Best Friends Forever by Beverly Patt
  4. Countdown by Deborah Wiles
  5. Dark Emperor & Other Poems of the Night by Joyce Sidman
  6. Dreamer by Pam Munoz Ryan and Peter Sis
  7. Finding Family by Tanya Bolden
  8. Forge by Laurie Halse Anderson
  9. Keeper by Kathi Appelt
  10. Million Shades of Gray by Cynthia Kadohata
  11. Mirror Mirror - A Book of Reversible Verse by Marilyn Singer
  12. Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine
  13. Nest for Celeste by Henry Cole
  14. Night Fairy by Laura Amy Schlitz
  15. Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes
  16. One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
  17. Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper
  18. Scumble by Ingrid Law
  19. They Called Themselves the K.K.K. - The Birth of an American Terrorist Group by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
  20. The War to End All Wars - World War I by Russell Freedman
  21. Water Seeker by Kimberly Willis Holt
  22. Woods Runner by Gary Paulsen

We welcome continued online discussion through this blog and invite you to register for our "in person" discussion to be held on December 11, 2010 at our Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

1 comment:

Mary said...

If you are a librarian in Indiana, this program has been approved for 4 (four) General LEUs.